Monthly Archives: June 2014

World of Tomorrowland: 3D printing

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LITS Student Services has always stood at the intersection of students and technology. Whether fixing devices students bring to campus or offering a place for them experience something new, Student Services plays an integral role in the experience students have with technology while at Emory. Student Services built its reputation on things like the Student […]

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Next Gen Students looking for Next Gen Tech: Google Glass

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One of the exciting things about working for LITS Student Services is witnessing the interest students have in technology. They revere it. And of course, we do too. Last week, we were invited to one of the monthly Digital Librarian Initiative (DLI) meetings to discuss some of the research Student Services is doing in relation to […]

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LabMan 2014: a conference report

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[Ed. Note: this article was written by Haynes Chewning, Robin Horton, and Tara McCurley.] At the beginning of June, a group from Student Services consisting of Haynes Chewning, Robin Horton, and Tara McCurley went to Las Vegas, NV, to attend the 2014 LabMan conference hosted at University of Nevada. The LabMan organization formed in 2000 as a resource for any IT […]

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Library wins a pair of first place awards

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MARBL Magazine has been recognized with a first place award in the printed Calendars/Newsletters category. This is the second time that the MARBL Magazine has been honored with this award. The specific issue for the current award was in the Spring 2013 issue, which was devoted to poetry at the Emory libraries. Holly Crenshaw (Library […]

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Running for fire relief

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On May 10, 2014, Norman Hulme (Library External Affairs) took part in the Jack’s Rabbit Run, a 1m/5k race held in Avondale Estates, GA to raise money for a relief fund for a neighborhood family struck tragically by fire. Norman, a long-time resident of Avondale Estates, finished first for his age group. Jack’s Rabbit Run, […]

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Update from HR

Comings… Felisha Chism, began work as a Service Desk Analyst I, reporting to Sharon Gregory, effective May 26, 2014. (…more on Felisha) Goings… John Ellinger’s last day was May 28, 2014. Amanda Welter’s last day was June 6, 2014.

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Kate Myers celebrates new addition

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Kate Myers, Assistant Director of Development for LITS, and her husband Trent welcomed their new daughter Kathryn Elise Myers on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 7:23 a.m. Baby Elise joined the family weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 18.5 inches. Kate will be out on maternity leave through the beginning of September, but please […]

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